Ussishkin, J.N.F. Leader, Coming Here in December

M. M. Ussishkin, international leader and head of the Jewish National Fund, will come to the United States in December this year, it was announced officially by Emanuel Neumann, president of the Jewish National Fund of America, on the basis of a cabled report received by Mr. Neumann from Berlin, Germany, where Mr. Ussishkin participated in the just concluded sessions of the Zionist General Council and of the Administrative Committee of the Jewish Agency for Palestine.

Mr. Ussishkin has contemplated coming to the United States as the guest of American Zionists in October, but he decided to defer his visit until December in view of the fact that some of the drives of the Allied Jewish Campaign, which is seeking to raise among the Jews of America the amount of six million dollars for European relief and Palestine upbuilding work, have not yet been completed.

Mr. Ussishkin’s visit will serve to launch and to stimulate an extensive effort among the Zionists of America for enabling the Jewish National Fund to create a considerable land reserve in Palestine for Jewish colonization purposes. This effort will be modelled after the example set some time ago by the Jewish communities of Canada, which have pledged the amount of $1,000,000 to the Jewish National Fund.

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